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Why Have a Knowledge Base?
At Tingen & Williams, we believe that a good client relationship is an informed and empowered client relationship. We want you to know what’s going on in your case, and what we’re doing for you.
Our growing library of more than 600 legal articles demonstrates our commitment to transparency with our clients.
Ranging from Immigration Law to Criminal Defense, Virginia Divorce to Personal Injury, our Knowledge Base provides quick, accessible, and educational legal information to tens of thousands of visitors every single month.
We edit all of our content on a quarterly basis and adhere to strict editorial guidelines to ensure that our articles provide the most up-to-date and accurate information.
Over the past few years we’ve received website visits, phone calls, and questions about our articles from other lawyers and even law enforcement.
Our firm takes pride in the trust we’ve built not only among our clients, but throughout Virginia’s legal community.
By carefully curating and updating our already-extensive Knowledge Base, we hope to offer our extensive trust and experience to you as well.
Managing Partner, Tingen & Williams, PLLC
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The Virginia Divorce Process: A 6-Step Guide
In this guide, we cover the basics of the Virginia divorce process, and break these basics down in a 6 step example of Virginia’s uncontested divorce process.
Equitable Distribution: How to Divide Your Property During a Virginia Divorce
If you’re planning to file for divorce in Virginia, you’ll have to go through the state’s equitable distribution process to divide your property.
Reckless Driving in Virginia: The Ultimate Guide
Reckless driving is a Class 1 misdemeanor in Virginia, punishable by hefty fines, license suspension, and even, in some cases, jail time.
Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Virginia: The Ultimate Guide
There are 5 general ways to receive DUI charges in Virginia, all of which will result in the loss of your license, fines, and possibly even jail time.
United States Trademark Law: The Ultimate Guide
Registering your first trademark can be hard. Luckily, this guide covers everything you need to know about registering your mark with the USPTO.
Affirmative and Defensive Asylum: What’s the Difference?
While the affirmative and defensive asylum processes include many of the same steps, there are also several key differences that you should be aware of.
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The official in charge of your interview won’t ask you questions for a pre-defined list. Instead, they’ll tailor their questions based on certain themes and trends.
The circled R (®) signifies that something is a registered federal trademark, creating benefits for the trademark owner, and protection for the trademark.
While USCIS is more than willing to fulfill your request for a fiancé visa, you must first convince them that your relationship is legitimate.
Getting a green card for your fiancé is a process that requires patience and careful planning. You should expect to wait for a year or longer at a minimum.
The law requires that you provide evidence of your relationship and marriage plans, but doesn’t specify exactly what may qualify as proof.
The Trademark Official Gazette gives existing trademark holders an opportunity to object to new registrations and protect their trademarks.
Registering your trademark can add value to your company, however, knowing when to register a new trademark can be difficult, especially for small businesses.
The USPTO has certain requirements you must meet before filing for a new trademark. One such requirement is proving intent to use.
Regularly renewing your trademark can help you protect your brand from other businesses who are using, or abusing, your reputation.
Receiving a Trademark Office Action isn’t the end of the world. Instead, look at the Office Action as an opportunity to strengthen your marketing vision.
Conducting due diligence before you register your trademark is an important step. A trademark search report will give you confidence in your brand as you move forward with registration.
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